Vivelle Dot (Estradiol-17B) is used to treat certain symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness, burning and irritation. It may also be used to prevent postmenopausal osteoporosis, or to treat ovarian disorders. Vivelle Dot works by releasing estrogen through the skin into the bloodstream.
We have the brand Vivelle Dot comes from Canada and Australia manufactured by Novartis, also known as Estradot
. The generic version of Vivelle is currently unavailable. It is available in the strength of 25mcg, 37.5mcg, 75mcg, and 100mcg patches.
Common side effects of Vivelle Dot may include:
• Breast tenderness;
• Changes in weight;
• Redness/Irritation on the skin
You should not use Vivelle Dot if you are allergic to estradiol or if you are pregnant. Before you start taking the medication, talk to your doctor about your medical conditions and also inform them about all the medications you are currently taking including OTC and herbal medications. Do not use this medication if you are breast-feeding a baby because this medication can pass into breast milk and it may also slow breast milk production.